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Day of Service

Cesar Chavez's Words Of Wisdom Are All The Inspiration You'll Need Today

Posted 03.31.2014 | Latino Voices

Today is Cesar Chavez Day. Here's some words of wisdom to remember the civil rights leader and co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association. ...

Inauguration Begins With Day of Service

Katelyn Darrow | Posted 03.24.2013 | Teen
Katelyn Darrow

Walking through the crowds of people made me smile, because we were all there for one reason: to serve others. I was surrounded by passionate change-makers and the positive energy was truly undeniable.

MLK's Friend Says 'Get Busy!' (On Your Dreams, That Is)

Roadtrip Nation | Posted 03.23.2013 | Black Voices
Roadtrip Nation

The question is: if you resolutely pledged yourself to your dreams, what could you accomplish? Whether you dream of solving world hunger, saving the environment, or you've just always wanted to draw video game characters, the point is that no dream is too big or silly to chase.

Delaware State University Makes "Giving Back" Part of the Educational Experience

Dr. Harry L. Williams | Posted 08.29.2012 | College
Dr. Harry L. Williams

Delaware State University held its first-ever Inspired Day of Service on March 31, in which about 250 DSU students worked on community service projects at five separate locations throughout the state.

Coming to Do Good

Shari Arison | Posted 05.30.2011 | Impact
Shari Arison

About five years ago, I initiated Good Deeds Day in Israel. My initiative was based on my firm belief that every person can give something of himself.

Glenn Beck Plans January 15th "Day of Service"

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Steve Young

Yesterday, Glenn Beck announced his plans for a "Day of Service" rally to be held in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, January 15th. "I think it's time ...

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. In Los Angeles

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Monday, January 17 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and there are lots of ways to celebrate and honor the life of one of America's most influential lead...

A Call to Arms for Civil Rights Activists

Fred Redmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Redmond

I challenged USW civil rights committee members to shield the downtrodden in society, to aid those felled by the current economic crisis, to serve as their brothers' and sisters' keepers.

On 9/11, Day Of Mourning Becomes Day Of Service

AP | SUZANNE MA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The selfless spirit that helped mend a stricken nation eight years ago was renewed. Volunteers marked 9/11 Friday by tilling gardens,...

On 9/11, Day Of Mourning Becomes Day Of Service

AP | SUZANNE MA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) - Drawing on the spirit that spurred volunteers to rush to the burning World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, Americans looked for ways t...

Greening Hollywood: Mayor V Says Hola! East L.A. on City's Day of Service

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

"Let's make democracy real by everybody participating," said Mayor Villaraigosa, recently re-elected by Los Angelenos for a second term. He was addre...

From a National Day of Service to the Promise of Citizen Power

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Frances Moore Lappe

My problem with the service frame is simple: If I serve, someone else is being served. If I serve, I act, but the other -- the beneficiary -- does not. "Service" seems to create two classes: the givers and the receivers.

Martin Luther King Day: A Day On, Not A Day Off

idealist.org | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The National Service Inclusion Project--making it possible for everyone to serve--has announced several projects throughout the nation that have been ...

SERVICE: Causecast Day Of Service: Volunteer On MLK Day (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the inauguration of President Elect Obama, Causecast has produced a video to push and inspire people ...